Paolo Geminiani Studied composition, electronic music, choral music and choral conducting, and band instrumentation at the conservatoires of Bologna and Modena with Cristina Landuzzi and Lelio Camilleri.

Subsequently he advanced into the Master program at Verona Opera Academy with Azio Corghi, Triennal course degree at ICONS Academy Novara with Alessandro Solbiati, and other courses Franco Donatoni, Adriano Guarnieri.

He has won and received commendations at various competitions including: Gustav Mahler Klagenfurt, Counterpoint-Italy International, Città di Spoleto, Volos International Competition, SuonoSonda, Daegu Contemporary Music Orchestra, Valentino Bucchi Prize, Pierre Schaeffer, Egidio Carella, Antonio Manoni Reggello International Festival, and many others.

His works performed in Portugal, Slovenia, UK, Greece, Ucraine, South Corea, Japan, USA, Argentina, Brazil, Canada, Slovenia: Universidade de Évora, Museu Condes de Castro Guimaraes di Cascais, Auditório do Departamento de Comunicação e Arte, Universidade de Aveiro (Portugal), Spectrum, North/South Chamber Orchestra, Carnegie Hall, Lefrak Hall, Steinway Hall, Adelphi University, Spectrum, Columbus State University, ISCM World Music Day Slovenia, Oslo Grieg Festival, etc.

In Italy: MA/IN MAtera INtermedia Festival, Risuonanze Festival, Sulle ali del Novecento, Festival Cinque Giornate, Festival di Bellagio, Rebus Milano, New Made Week, Festival Urticanti, Lucca Chamber music Festival, etc.

 

Paolo Geminiani
ha compiuto gli studi musicali a Bologna e Modena diplomandosi in Composizione, Musica corale, Strumentazione per banda e Musica elettronica sotto la guida di Cristina Landuzzi e Lelio Camilleri. Parallelamente agli studi di conservatorio ha seguito corsi con Alessandro Solbiati, Franco Donatoni, Adriano Guarnieri e conseguito infine un Master con Azio Corghi. E’ stato premiato e segnalato in vari concorsi nazionali e internazionali: Città di Spoleto, Volos International Guitar Composition Competition, SuonoSonda, Gustav Mahler Klagenfurt, Daegu Contemporary Music Festival, Premio Valentino Bucchi, Florence String Quartet, Firenze Reggello International Festival, Counterpoint International Competition, Rosolino Toscano, Città di Barcellona Pozzo di Gotto, Egidio Carella, Italy Percussion Competition, Antonio Manoni, A.Gi.Mus. Varenna, San Rossore, Assisi Suono Sacro, Paolo Barsacchi, Curci Barletta, Barcellona Pozzo di Gotto e molti altri. E' stato selezionato dalla SIMC per il World Music Day 2015 Slovenia e dal CMC Milano per la rassegna ICF Italian Composer Forum 2014 e 2016.

I suoi lavori sono stati eseguiti in sede internazionale: Universidade de Évora, Museu Condes de Castro Guimaraes di Cascais, Auditório do Departamento de Comunicação e Arte, Universidade de Aveiro (Portugal), Spectrum, North/South Chamber Orchestra, Carnegie hall, Lefrak Hall Queens College, Steinway Hall and Legacy Hall, New York City Electroacoustic Music Festival (NYC), Columbus State University, Isaacs Auditorium Selingrove (USA), Sauble Beach Guitar Festival
Canada, International Contemporary Music Festival di Deagu, DAMus UNA Sala García Morillo, Festival 9th Annual Sauble Beach Guitar Festival, 49th Festival Musica Nova "Gilberto Méndes" Ribeirão Preto, ISCM World Music Day Slovenia, ecc.

In Italia: MA/IN MAtera INtermedia Festival Festival di Bellagio, Milano Cinque Giornate, New Made Week, MiXXer Ferrara, Rebus Milano, Risuonanze, Festival Camino Contro Corrente Udine, Cluster–Compositori Europei Lucca, Organi Antichi Bologna, Sulle Ali del Novecento Brescia, ecc.

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  • Orchestra - $40,000 AUD+
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  2. $5000 Corporate Woodwind
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No one else in Sydney is doing this, and you are providing a great contribution to our musical scene.

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....an amazing energy, funding and collecting works is needed to organize and realize an orchestra such as SCO and all these wonderful concerts, you make the quality of music rise in every musical work and there are not a lot of you out there.

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